Climate of Wuyishan City
Located close to the tropic of Cancer, Wuyishan City has a sub-tropical, humid monsoon climate. The high mountains to the northwest of the city keep off cold air from the north in winter, and block warm and humid air currents from the ocean in spring and summer. Hence, the city has a warm, fresh and cool climate, with an average annual temperature of 17.9 ℃. July is the hottest month of the year, when the average temperature is about 27℃. January is the coldest month, when the average temperature is about 8℃. The city is suitable for tourism all the year round. Wuyishan City has much rainfall, with a mean annual precipitation of around 1,900mm, concentrated in spring and summer. It has 150 - 160 rainy days and about 110 foggy days a year.
In early spring, Wuyishan City is very beautiful, with green mountains, clear waters and colorful flowers, in addition to the delicate scent of birch trees. In summer, the city is a pleasant resort, with densely growing trees, murmuring streams, and cool winds. In the clear and crisp autumn, the city boasts red maple leaves and camellias in full bloom, making people feel relaxed and happy. In winter, beautiful plum blossoms and green pine trees form a lovely picture.
The scenery of the mountains is changeable at different times of the day, and is particularly appealing on windy, rainy or snowy days.